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    It's so difficult revising at home because I end up chatting to my sisters because the house is so loud, I have to chores or just something. The only time when the house is completely quiet is when they're all asleep. Most of the libraries I've been to aren't quiet at all. There are people talking and everything just distracts me. School libary is worse. I like to only hear the sound of my own voice when I'm revising because things get into my head a lot better. Where shall I do it?
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    Listening to anything else just distracts me . Thanks though
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    (Original post by Emerald777O)
    It's so difficult revising at home because I end up chatting to my sisters because the house is so loud, I have to chores or just something. The only time when the house is completely quiet is when they're all asleep. Most of the libraries I've been to aren't quiet at all. There are people talking and everything just distracts me. School libary is worse. I like to only hear the sound of my own voice when I'm revising because things get into my head a lot better. Where shall I do it?
    Headphones are probably the best option. But before using them, explain your situation to your family so that they will not enter your room at specific periods. Maybe hang a 'DND' sign outside your closed door when studying at home. Don't listen to music - on YouTube, there are relaxing instrumentals for studying that I listen to - so many of them here. Also, you can listen to 'Rain sounds' somewith a 3D ('binaural') effect or peaceful ambient noise through your headphones (at a medium-low volume is best).

    Next, do not worry about your family members - like, don't think about them or the possibility of them interrupting you as this will also distract you. They must respect the fact you're studying and need peace and quiet. Switch off to everyone around you, this also is needed in libraries too. There's usually always a quieter section in every library.

    If things get intolerable, extreme measures may be required. Study at a friend's house? Get up early and study? Stay on after school is over in the library (which often remains open and is much quieter after school is over)?

    All the best.
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    (Original post by Arun Allen)
    Headphones are probably the best option. But before using them, explain your situation to your family so that they will not enter your room at specific periods. Maybe hang a 'DND' sign outside your closed door when studying at home. Don't listen to music - on YouTube, there are relaxing instrumentals for studying that I listen to - so many of them here. Also, you can listen to 'Rain sounds' somewith a 3D ('binaural' effect or peaceful ambient noise through your headphones (at a medium-low volume is best).

    Next, do not worry about your family members - like, don't think about them or the possibility of them interrupting you as this will also distract you. They must respect the fact you're studying and need peace and quiet. Switch off to everyone around you, this also is needed in libraries too. There's usually always a quieter section in every library.

    If things get intolerable, extreme measures may be required. Study at a friend's house? Get up early and study? Stay on after school is over in the library (which often remains open and is much quieter after school is over)?

    All the best.
    I definitely cannot listen to anything because I'll end up getting distracted and then go on other things on my phone. The libary is even worse after school is over , much worse, I think. So like I said, that's not an option for me. I might have to get up early and study but I also need good amount of sleep. Thanks so much
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    Theres an app I use called forest which sets a timer and let's you grow a little tree, and the tree dies if you get distracted and leave the app. theres also other apps you can use that block you from using the internet or certain apps, so you could use these once you have some white noise or instrumental music set up. Alternatively, get some earplugs? Good luck!
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    Theres an app I use called forest which sets a timer and let's you grow a little tree, and the tree dies if you get distracted and leave the app. theres also other apps you can use that block you from using the internet or certain apps, so you could use these once you have some white noise or instrumental music set up. Alternatively, get some earplugs? Good luck!
    I know there's a self control app but it's only on google play store and not an iPhone. Ear plugs don't block out any noise tbh
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    (Original post by Emerald777O)
    I know there's a self control app but it's only on google play store and not an iPhone. Ear plugs don't block out any noise tbh
    I have it on my iPhone boots have very good earplugs, I would recommend them
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    I have it on my iPhone boots have very good earplugs, I would recommend them
    Does it work?? What's it called? I'll check the new out ty
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    Does it work?? What's it called? I'll check the new out ty
    like I said I use one called Forest, which works really well for me as I can track how long Ive been productive for. However if you search app blocker or something similar loads of different ones come up
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    (Original post by Emerald777O)
    It's so difficult revising at home because I end up chatting to my sisters because the house is so loud, I have to chores or just something. The only time when the house is completely quiet is when they're all asleep. Most of the libraries I've been to aren't quiet at all. There are people talking and everything just distracts me. School libary is worse. I like to only hear the sound of my own voice when I'm revising because things get into my head a lot better. Where shall I do it?

    the same thing happens with me
 
 
 

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